How to Maintain a Comfortable Temperature at Home

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Keeping your home cool The million dollar question when it comes to soaring hot summers is, ‘How can I keep my home cool’? Although there is more than one way to answer this question, fortunately there are plenty of low-cost, low-energy and effective measures you can try at home, without overspending on air conditioning. If you ...

Decorating Tips for Mantelpieces

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Be smart when decorating your mantelpiece Faux Mantelpiece decorating is similar to decorate anything else in a home, it requires theme, style, color matching, and can correspond well with the home decorating style. In the following are a few steps to help you decorate your mantelpiece with items that you might already have in your property. Make ...

How to keep your flooring in tip-top condition during construction work

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Protect your flooring from unwanted damage If you are carrying out construction work on a residential home, one of your biggest priorities will be to protect the existing fixtures and fittings and that means the flooring.You might even be construction a house from scratch or completely renovating a room, and have laid the floor before the ...

How to Hire an Architect: What qualities to look for

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Hire the right architect for optimal results When it comes to renovating part of your home, unless you are a qualified architect, it is highly recommend that you get in touch with someone that is. One of the key benefits of hiring an architect is that they will have the skills, knowledge and experience to translate ...

Pest Control for Landscaping

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Landscaping Pest Control Pest control forms an extremely important part of any landscaping project. This is because pests are bound to be attracted to this natural habitat you have created where they can get plenty of foliage, damp soil and a peaceful breeding atmosphere. Discussed below are a few ways to take control over certain pests ...

The simple guide to making a planning application

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Get the planning application right the first time Planning permission is the bane of construction. When you want to build something new; make a major change to a building; or even change the use of a building, you’ll have to submit an application and wait for approval before you can start. While it can take a ...

7 quick and easy tips to increase the value of your home

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You don’t always have to renovate or remodel your home to fetch a decent price. In fact, there’s plenty you can do yourself with just a few free days and a couple hundred pounds. Here are 7 quick and easy ways to add value to your home if you’re planning on selling. Have a de-clutter weekend Too ...

4 Benefits Of Custom Kitchen Cabinetry

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Make sure you design your kitchen cabinetry to suit your home You may think of kitchen cabinets as being little more than boxes with shelves and drawers hiding behind their doors, but when you consider that they're the focal point of one of the most important rooms in your home, then it pays to think of ...

How to Add Colour to your Kitchen

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Make the most of your kitchen Your kitchen is probably one of the most used areas of your home. With all the storage that’s required to keep your utensils and cooking apparatus in order, it can easily look over burdened. Squeezing so many things into one room always presents problems with interior décor. While colour may ...

Kitchen Ideas – 5 Clever Storage Tips

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Remove the clutter from your kitchen Today most new builds utilize an open floor plan which encompasses kitchen, dining and living areas all into one large open space and this trend isn't just limited to new builds either. More and more families are demolishing walls and creating a larger space where family and friends can sit ...

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